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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby A40FARINAGURU » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:14 pm

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A40FARINAGURU wrote:Found it :thumbs: see @ 38.32 & a bit later @51.40ish

Excellent find - well done Nick... :thumbs:

Watched parts of video already which were really interesting. Must find time to watch it all... :mrgreen:

as soon as i saw that photo i knew there was footage, i remember somewhere that they kept that single decker on that route because of low bridges & the pole thingy :roll: had to run really low along the side of the Trolleybus to get under
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby A40FARINAGURU » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:23 pm

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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Paulc » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:38 pm

From this month's Classic Van and Pick up mag
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Paulc » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:09 am

One for Nick Bayliss and this was published in the latest edition of the Austin Times (for Queensland owners) and contributed by Dave Roberts.
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:08 pm

Paulc wrote:One for Nick Bayliss and this was published in the latest edition of the Austin Times (for Queensland owners) and contributed by Dave Roberts.

"Though basically the same design as the English version, the A40 has been adapted to suit local conditions. Differences include stronger wheels, modified front suspension and tighter dust sealing."


Well that certainly says something about the original design... :whistle:
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby A40FARINAGURU » Sat Feb 04, 2017 5:24 pm

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Paulc wrote:One for Nick Bayliss and this was published in the latest edition of the Austin Times (for Queensland owners) and contributed by Dave Roberts.

"Though basically the same design as the English version, the A40 has been adapted to suit local conditions. Differences include stronger wheels, modified front suspension and tighter dust sealing."


Well that certainly says something about the original design... :whistle:

ah but the suspension & wheels were A30/A35!
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:03 pm

A40FARINAGURU wrote:ah but the suspension & wheels were A30/A35!

Which returns us to the old subject of the wheels falling off (A30, A35 or A40)... :mrgreen:
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby A40FARINAGURU » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:05 pm

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A40FARINAGURU wrote:ah but the suspension & wheels were A30/A35!

Which returns us to the old subject of the wheels falling off (A30, A35 or A40)... :mrgreen:

maybe they were fitted with the early Midget/Sprite wheels,(not the Frogeye ones)
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:08 pm

A40FARINAGURU wrote:maybe they were fitted with the early Midget/Sprite wheels,(not the Frogeye ones)

Yes quite likely. Good job proper wheels were available from the parts bin... :thumbs:
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Paulc » Fri Feb 10, 2017 11:30 am

Thailand 1961
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Paulc » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:07 am

Meanwhile back on the bus/trolleybus theme. Trolleybus in Carlshalton and the bus in Dundee.
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Paulc » Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:07 pm

From an Australian film, the Cars that Ate Paris.
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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Neil Evans » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:25 am

Wimbledon Raceway, C.1976... :whistle:

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Re: once a day classic picture thread

Postby Big Daddy » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:55 am

Neil Evans wrote:Wimbledon Raceway, C.1976... :whistle:

So sad... :cry:
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